Workplace Wednesday: How do you deal with HR as a small to medium business?

Posted Tanys Coughlan Workplace Wednesdays

How do you deal with HR as a small or medium business? Most small business owners go into business because they feel passionately about the service or product that they provide and they may not have the business savvy to ensure their business is sustainable. One of the options in this circumstance is to find […]

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Motivational Monday-Quote by Albert Einstein

Posted Tanys Coughlan Motivational Mondays

Motivational Monday-Quote by Albert Einstein Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions. – Albert Einstein Albert Einstein  (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). Einstein’s work is also known […]

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Fun Fact Friday: Do you know the average absenteeism rate?

Posted Tanys Coughlan Fun Fact Fridays

Do you know the average absenteeism rate per employee per year in Canada? The overall average absenteeism rate for all industries combine is 9.3 days per employee per year. Private Sector-8.2 Public Sector -12.9 Top five industries are: Healthcare and social services-14.0 Public administration-12.8 Transportation and warehousing-12.3 Business, building and support services-10.1 Educational services-9.4 The […]

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Workplace Wednesday: January Wellness in the Workplace Series: What is Wellness in the Workplace?

Posted Tanys Coughlan Workplace Wednesdays

Welcome to our January Workplace Wellness Series. This month we will be looking at the various aspects of workplace well from a holistic approach. We will be focusing first on what is workplace wellness and what are the benefits. Then weekly we will be focusing on a different part of workplace wellness: the body, the […]

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Workplace Wednesday-A video of Liz Ryan from the Human Workplace about the Whole Person Job Search

Posted Tanys Coughlan Workplace Wednesdays

 A video of Liz Ryan and the Whole Person Job Search In this video Liz Ryan talks about confidence or “mojo” and the part that plays in the job search and interview process as well as the workplace. We all play parts at work. We all need to work on being authentic at work and […]

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Workplace Wednesday-Employee Engagement – Who’s Sinking Your Boat?

Posted Tanys Coughlan Workplace Wednesdays

Workplace Wednesday-Employee Engagement Video by The Employee Engagement Group The attached video about employee engagement is very informative. It gives a good description of employee engagement, the reasons why it is important and the potential problems if your employees are not engaged. Bob Kelleher CEO of The Employee Engagement Group posted this video that packs […]

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Workplace Wednesday: Employee Motivation-How do we motivate our employees for success?

Posted Tanys Coughlan Workplace Wednesdays

Employee Motivation-How do we motivate our employees for success? Today let’s discuss employee motivation. We will look at a few of the many motivational theories and their relationship to job performance. One of the most well known theories is Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Abraham Maslow asserted that people are motivated to achieve their needs in […]

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Employee Engagement Part 6: Richard Branson Interview About What Does It Take to Be the Boss? Managers vs. Leaders

Posted Tanys Coughlan Workplace Wednesdays

Richard Branson Interview About What Does It Take to Be the Boss? Managers vs. Leaders It is so important to love what you are doing and be happy at work. In this video interview, Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group, talks about how he has learned to foster a creative organizational culture within his […]

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Presentation for Global Entrepreneurship Week: Creating a “Human” Place to Work

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Join us to find out how to make your workplace a “human” place to work. We will discuss such topics as leading with empathy, employee engagement and why it should be important to you, and the effects of a toxic work environment and how to improve it. Presented by Tanys Coughlan, CHRP. Tanys is a […]

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Workplace Wednesday: Part 4: Employee Engagement: Leading with empathy

Posted Tanys Coughlan Workplace Wednesdays

Why is leading with empathy important to today’s organizations? To answer this question, we must look at two key concepts before we delve in further. What is empathy? Empathy is the ability to relate to and connect with another person on some level. It’s the ability to share the feelings of others, understand them and […]

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